Robert P. “Lance” Meyer


 

Preferred Name: Lance

Nickname/Call Sign:

Date of Birth:

Highest Military Grade Held: Major General

Hometown: Colombus, OH

Biography

Units Assigned

6/1966 – 7/1967 3550th Student Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, GA 8/1967 – 2/1968 F-100 upgrade training, 27th Tactical Fighter Wing, Cannon Air Force Base, NM, F-100 2/1968 – 6/1968 166th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Lockbourne Air Force Base, OH, F-100 6/1968 – 6/1969  354th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, Korea, F-100 6/1969 – 10/1974 166th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Lockbourne Air Force Base, OH, F-100 10/1974 – 12/1974 23rd Tactical Fighter Wing, England Air Force Base, LA, A-7 12/1974 – 12/1976 166th Tactical Fighter Wing, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, A-7 12/1976 – 8/1980 121st Tactical Fighter Wing, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, flight safety officer 8/1980 – 9/1986 166th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, commander 9/1986 – 4/1988 121st Tactical Fighter Wing, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, assistant deputy commander for operations 4/1988 – 7/1989121st Tactical Fighter Wing, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, deputy commander for operations 7/1989 – 6/1993, commander 178th Fighter Wing, Springfield-Beckley MAP, OH 6/1993 – 9/1993 184th Fighter Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, KS, F-16 9/1993 – 5/1996178th Fighter Wing, Springfield-Beckley MAP, OH, commander 5/1996 – 8/1996, KC-135 upgrade training, 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus Air Force Base, OK, KC-135 8/1996 – 10/2000121st Air Refueling Wing, Rickenbacker IAP, OH, commander 10/2000 – 2/ 2004, mobilization assistant to the deputy commander in chief, United States Transportation Command, and commander, Joint Transportation Reserve Unit, USTRANSCOM, Scott Air Force Base, IL

Awards & Decorations

 Defense Superior Service Medal  Legion of Merit  Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 device)  Air Force Commendation Medal  Air Force Achievement Medal  Joint Meritorious Unit Award (with 1 device)  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 3 devices)  Combat Readiness Medal (with 5 devices)  National Defense Service Medal (with 2 devices)  Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal  Air Force Overseas Service Ribbon – Short Tour  Air Force Longevity Service Award (with 7 devices)  Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with 2 devic
es)  Small Arms Marksmanship Ribbon (with 1 device)  Air Force Training Ribbon Ohio Faithful Service Ribbon with 5 device Ohio Basic Training Ribbon

Flight Info

T-37 T-38 F-100 A-7 F-16 KC-135

Military Education

1981 – Air Command and Staff College, by seminar 1983 – Air War College, by seminar

Civilian Education

1971 – Bachelor of science degree in business administration, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

6/1966 – 7/1967 3550th Student Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, GA 8/1967 – 2/1968 F-100 upgrade training, 27th Tactical Fighter Wing, Cannon Air Force Base, NM, F-100 2/1968 – 6/1968 166th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Lockbourne Air Force Base, OH, F-100 6/1968 – 6/1969  354th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, Korea, F-100 6/1969 – 10/1974 166th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Lockbourne Air Force Base, OH, F-100 10/1974 – 12/1974 23rd Tactical Fighter Wing, England Air Force Base, LA, A-7 12/1974 – 12/1976 166th Tactical Fighter Wing, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, A-7 12/1976 – 8/1980 121st Tactical Fighter Wing, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, flight safety officer 8/1980 – 9/1986 166th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, commander 9/1986 – 4/1988 121st Tactical Fighter Wing, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, assistant deputy commander for operations 4/1988 – 7/1989121st Tactical Fighter Wing, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, OH, deputy commander for operations 7/1989 – 6/1993, commander 178th Fighter Wing, Springfield-Beckley MAP, OH 6/1993 – 9/1993 184th Fighter Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, KS, F-16 9/1993 – 5/1996178th Fighter Wing, Springfield-Beckley MAP, OH, commander 5/1996 – 8/1996, KC-135 upgrade training, 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus Air Force Base, OK, KC-135 8/1996 – 10/2000121st Air Refueling Wing, Rickenbacker IAP, OH, commander 10/2000 – 2/ 2004, mobilization assistant to the deputy commander in chief, United States Transportation Command, and commander, Joint Transportation Reserve Unit, USTRANSCOM, Scott Air Force Base, IL

Awards & Decorations

 Defense Superior Service Medal  Legion of Merit  Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 device)  Air Force Commendation Medal  Air Force Achievement Medal  Joint Meritorious Unit Award (with 1 device)  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 3 devices)  Combat Readiness Medal (with 5 devices)  National Defense Service Medal (with 2 devices)  Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal  Air Force Overseas Service Ribbon – Short Tour  Air Force Longevity Service Award (with 7 devices)  Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with 2 devic
es)  Small Arms Marksmanship Ribbon (with 1 device)  Air Force Training Ribbon Ohio Faithful Service Ribbon with 5 device Ohio Basic Training Ribbon

Flight Info

T-37 T-38 F-100 A-7 F-16 KC-135

Military Education

1981 – Air Command and Staff College, by seminar 1983 – Air War College, by seminar

Civilian Education

1971 – Bachelor of science degree in business administration, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

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